Editorials

EDITORIAL: Housing prices, balanced market a sign of confidence for Port Alberni

Port Alberni’s real estate market has quietly been breaking some records…

  • Jan 16, 2019

EDITORIAL: Sister city Abashiri’s dedication to Port Alberni something to honour

This week we welcome a delegation of students and adults from Abashiri, Japan

  • Jan 9, 2019

EDITORIAL: Alberni Valley News is dedicated to sharing region’s heritage stories

It is important to acknowledge our history, no matter how uncomfortable it may be

  • Dec 12, 2018
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Port Alberni remembers on Nov. 11
Sea turtle rescued from Alberni Inlet
Port Alberni students celebrate National Forest Week
Port Alberni mayor responds to tragedy on Bamfield Road

EDITORIAL: School washrooms are no place for fear

This is about access for people who need to use the facilities…

  • Nov 14, 2018

EDITORIAL: It’s time to stop stereotyping Port Alberni’s homeless population

Homelessness is so much more than a bunch of tents and tarps…

  • Oct 31, 2018

EDITORIAL: What will it take to cruise to success on Port Alberni’s waterfront?

Port Alberni is already a popular place with cruise ship visitors…

  • Oct 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: City of Port Alberni needs to step up over McLean Mill

What was once a main part of the city’s Alberni Heritage Network is in jeopardy

  • Sep 26, 2018

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

EDITORIAL: B.C. is burning under a lack of common sense

This is not about access, this is about safety

  • Aug 22, 2018

EDITORIAL: Events give a voice to the future

Indigenous communities in the Alberni Valley are reclaiming their languages

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

EDITORIAL: Alberni’s musical expression has room to grow

Port Alberni has quietly become a hub for musical headliners

  • Jul 25, 2018

EDITORIAL: Rezoning would unravel red tape for business in Port Alberni

Harbour Quay is traditionally for tourist and marine-based businesses…

  • Jul 18, 2018

EDITORIAL: Truth has to lead politicians online

The public deserves accountability and professionalism from its politicians

  • Jul 11, 2018

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

EDITORIAL: Women’s voices need to be heard in government

When more women are represented in government, things happen

  • Jun 27, 2018

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: Alberni merchants ask for change Uptown

Merchants on Third Avenue last week asked the City of Port Alberni…

  • Jun 6, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018